[Rcpp-devel] using SparseSuite and RcppEigen in package

Dmitriy Selivanov selivanov.dmitriy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 18 12:03:35 CET 2018

I was going to suggest the same - Martin is very responsive and open for

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Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:23:18 +0000
From: Martyn Plummer <plummerm at iarc.fr>
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Subject: Re: [Rcpp-devel] using SparseSuite and RcppEigen in package
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I think it is worth asking Martin Maechler if he could expose more
SuiteSparse functionality through the Matrix package.


On Wed, 2018-01-17 at 15:06 +0100, Simon Barthelm? wrote:
> Hi Dirk,
> Thanks for your suggestion - I had thought of doing that but it requires
> tracking the versions of SuiteSparse used by Matrix, which means extra
> maintenance work. OTOH maybe updates are rare enough that it's not worth
> worrying about. It'd be nice if Matrix could expose more of SuiteSparse,
> though, I'm sure I'm not the only one who needs that stuff.
> Best
> Simon
> Le 17/01/2018 ? 13:35, Dirk Eddelbuettel a ?crit :
> > On 17 January 2018 at 13:10, Simon Barthelm? wrote:
> > > I'm trying to use some CHOLMOD functionality inside an R package
> > > (specifically, sparse Cholesky updates/downdates). There's an
> > > CHOLMOD/Eigen interface for that, but unfortunately the header I need
> > > not shipped as part of either the Matrix package or the Rcpp package.
> > > The file is cholmod_modify.h, and it does appear in the src/ directory
> > > of the Matrix package, but not in the include/ directory.
> > >
> > > If I include it by hand I risk version conflicts, because the rest of
> > > CHOLMOD is provided by the Matrix package via RcppEigen. What's the
> > > clean way of handling that? Thanks for your input!
> >
> > I know "some" (eg rstan) have completemented the BH package with local
> > headers when BH was missing what they needed (as BH grew, I think we by
> > added all they need).  So you could just do that, being careful to
stick with
> > the same version.
> >
> > Or would Yixuan's RSpectra help?  https://cran.r-project.org/
> >
> > Dirk
> >
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